Spongeous Spon"geous (sp[u^]n"j[u^]s), a. [See {Spongious}.] Resembling sponge; having the nature or qualities of sponge. [1913 Webster]

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  • spongeous — spon·geous …   English syllables

  • spongeous — ˈspənjəs adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin spongeosus, from spongea sponge + osus ous archaic : spongy …   Useful english dictionary

  • adsorbent — Synonyms and related words: absorbency, absorbent, absorption, adsorption, assimilation, assimilative, bibulous, blotter, blotting, blotting paper, chemisorption, chemisorptive, chemosorption, chemosorptive, digestion, digestive, endosmosis,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bibulous — Synonyms and related words: absorbent, addicted to drink, adsorbent, assimilative, bibacious, blotting, chemisorptive, chemosorptive, crapulent, crapulous, digestive, drinking, drunken, endosmotic, excessive, exosmotic, extravagant, extreme,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • soaking — Synonyms and related words: absorbent, adsorbent, assimilative, awash, bathed, bibulous, blotting, brewing, chemisorptive, chemosorptive, concentration, dampening, decoction, deluged, digestive, dipped, distillation, dousing, dowsing, drench,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • spongy — Synonyms and related words: absorbent, adsorbent, assimilative, baccate, bibulous, blotting, chemisorptive, chemosorptive, cribriform, digestive, doughy, edematous, endosmotic, exosmotic, flabby, fleshy, imbibitory, leachy, macerated, masticated …   Moby Thesaurus

  • thirsty — Synonyms and related words: Saharan, absorbent, adsorbent, agog, anhydrous, anxious, ardent, arid, assimilative, athirst, avaricious, avid, bibulous, blotting, bone dry, breathless, burning, chemisorptive, chemosorptive, consumed with desire,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • spongy — a. 1. Porous, spongeous. 2. Wet, rainy, showery. 3. Drenched, saturated, soaked, wet. 4. Bibulous, absorbent …   New dictionary of synonyms

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